• Northeast

ARS’s Northeast Area conducts innovative, fundamental, and applied scientific research to develop and transfer solutions that address agricultural and human health problems of high national priority. The Area focuses on maintaining and improving the plentiful supply of healthful and safe food, fiber, bioenergy, and agriculture-derived value-added products to all Americans. The Northeast Area encompasses 24 research locations in 11 states and the District of Columbia.

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Gene Editing For an African Swine Vaccine

ARS scientists are using gene editing to assist in the development of a vaccine for African swine fever.

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stinkbugs on a leaf
Luring Stink Bugs to Their Doom

“attractive” ways to kill brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB)

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Strawberry Fields Forever

A way to control the mold while keeping the strawberries fresh and tasty.

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Taking Pasteurized Shell Eggs to a New Level

ARS scientists have hatched a way to produce safer eggs without jeopardizing quality.

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Walking to Better Health

People in their 70s and 80s can improve their mobility and function by walking 30 minutes a day.

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